Nearly 70% of inland freight is transported by truck, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, truck driving is one of the fast growing occupations with a large number of job openings each year.
That means there is more freight to be moved than ever, and a high demand but a low supply of qualified drivers. Trucking companies are eager to hire immediately and pay competitively, which translates to this being the best time to get into the trucking industry.
But how exactly does someone break into the truck driving industry? Here’s some basic information to start you on the road to getting qualified for a lucrative truck driving career.
Basic Driver Qualifications
Commercial Drivers License Qualifications
The above information is meant to give you a basic overview of what it takes to become a truck driver. But if you want to know more about the trucking industry and other necessary skills, qualifications, and requirements, contact NTB Trucking directly and we’d be happy to provide you with additional information. You can also check out our available driver and non-driver employment opportunities on our website.